Kenneth Hugh NickolBMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b1671 (Published 27 April 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1671
- Monty Brill
Kenneth Hugh Nickol (“Ken”) was a distinguished physician in occupational medicine who made a large contribution to education and training in the specialty. He died peacefully from a mesothelioma. He was born in Walthamstow, London, on the Essex border, and was educated in the county at St Aubyn’s and Felsted Schools.
He qualified MB BS in 1946 from the London Hospital Medical School and gained the Charrington prize in practical anatomy. He retained close ties with the Royal London Hospital throughout his career and was honorary clinical assistant in respiratory medicine for some 20 years.
He completed his national service in the Royal Air Force. Extensive hospital experience followed in general and respiratory medicine at a number …